“The most beneficial element of support from the programme was meeting leading recruiters and engineers from participating firms within my field.”

Kwaku, Engineering Candidate, successfully secured an Engineering placement with AECOM

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Graduate Engineering Engagement Programme (GEEP)

The Royal Academy of Engineering is the UK’s national academy for engineering, bringing together the most successful and talented engineers from across the engineering sectors for a shared purpose: to advance and promote excellence in engineering. SEO London is partnering with the Royal Academy to increase diversity and inclusion across the engineering profession. The vision of the programme is to create an inclusive profession that inspires, attracts and retains people from diverse backgrounds and reflects UK society.

 

GEEP Dates 2018

  • GEEP 1 :  27th & 28th Sept -  London
  • GEEP 2 :  25th & 26th Oct   -  Birmingham 
  • GEEP 3 :  20th & 21st Nov  -  London
  • GEEP 4 :  11th & 12th Dec  -  Preston

Successful applicants will be required to attend both days of the GEEP event they are selected for.

Read here to learn more about the GEEP and testimonials from previous participants.

 

Support available

Apply today to benefit from:

1
Industry Insight Sessions

Expert industry insights from leading engineering firms and the SEO network help you determine which engineering path is right for you.

2
CV & Interview Skills

Skills sessions on improving your CV & how to better prepare for competency, strength based and technical interviews.

3
Presentation skills

Build your confidence and ability to communicate.

4
Networking sessions

Exclusive speed networking sessions with representatives from world-class engineering firms.

5
Work insight and on-site visits

Opportunities to attend Open Days hosted by leading engineering firms across the UK.

Application Infomation

Eligibility: Undergraduates in every year of study as well as recent graduates. You should be studying, or have graduated in, a relevant degree for the engineering industry (STEM subjects). Preference will be given to engineering students from the relevant degree disciplines listed below:

Engineering Disciplines 

  • Aerospace
  • Civil
  • Computer
  • Electrical
  • Electronic
  • Environmental 
  • Instrument
  • General
  • Geotechnical
  • Marine
  • Mechanical
  • Process
  • Quantity Surveying
  • Structural and Systems
  • Software
  • Telecoms

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1)  Create a profile and register with SEO London.

2) After registration, there will be a “View Opportunities” section in your profile. You should see the GEEP opportunity appear within 1-2 working days. Apply for that and follow the instructions to indicate which GEEP sessions you are available for. (If successful, you will be selected to attend only one GEEP event) 

3) Once the above steps are completed, SEO London will screen applicants and will be in touch with next steps.

 

Apply as soon as possible as applications are screened on a rolling basis.

Participating world class employers

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These engineering employers have collaborated with the Royal Academy of Engineering to create a Graduate Engineering Engagement Programme aimed at attracting undergraduates from diverse backgrounds into the engineering profession.